JIM CORBETT NATIONAL PARK
Jim Corbett National Park is an ideal home for many majestic animals like the Royal Bengal Tiger, Asiatic Elephant, Reptiles, Birds and many other wild animals. Corbett Tiger Reserve has captured the imagination of many with its diverse wildlife and breathtaking landscapes. The natural uniqueness of the area was recognized long ago as a result of which in 1936 Corbett attained the distinction of becoming the first National Park to be established in mainland Asia. The park was then named as the 'Hailey National Park' and was later renamed as 'Corbett National Park' after James Edward Corbett the noted hunter turned conservationist of the area. The area came under 'Project Tiger' in 1971 when Gov. of India launched this ambitious conservation project.
Today after addition of areas into the originally declared National Park, the total area of Tiger Reserve extends 1288.31 sq. kms spreading over three districts of Uttarakhand viz., Pauri, Nainital and Almora. Corbett National Park covers an area of 521 sq. km and together with the neighboring Sonanadi Wildlife Sanctuary and Reserve Forest areas, forms the Corbett Tiger Reserve. Geographically it is located between the Shiwalik Himalayas and the terai. The streams, rivers and ridges crisscrossing the terrain, present Corbett with a remarkable variety of landscapes. This vivid mosaic of habitats wet and dry, plain and mountainous, gentle and rugged, forests and grasslands supports numerous plant and animal species, representing Himalayan as well as plains ecosystem. The most famous of Corbett's wild residents are the Royal Bengal Tiger and the Asiatic Elephant. In addition to that with over 550 species of avifauna Corbett is one of the richest bird regions of the Country and has been declared as an 'Important Bird Area' (IBA) by Birdlife International. [More Details: Information Inside Jim Corbett National Park]
Website of Jim Corbett National Park Uttarakhand India
JimCorbettNationalPark.co.in Website of Jim Corbett National Park Uttarakhand India is offering Corbett jungle safari booking facility in Jim Corbett National Park. Visitors can book online Jeep Safari, Canter Safari, Elephant safari and Accommodation for Six different zones of Corbett tiger reserve namely Bijrani, Jhirna, Dhikala, Dhela, Durgadevi and Corbett Landscape. All the procedures of Safari Booking at Corbett are managed by the forest officials as per the guidelines of India's forest department. Please note that we cannot influence the safari zone, safari driver and the naturalist guide as it is not in our hand. It is solely decided by the forest officials or Corbett Tiger Reserve. Though all the zones have healthy population of tigers and wildlife sightings are reported more or less same. These all aspects are managed by the automated computerized system to ensure the equal distribution of safari vehicles in respective zones.
1.ID Proof: DL Number, PAN Card Number, Voter ID, Passport Number, Student ID etc.
2.The Traveler has to carry the same ID Proof as submitted in this form, while visiting Corbett National Park.
3.The Jeep will pickup & drop from/to the Resort/Hotel/Railway Station as specified by the Traveler.
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4.Safari Charges are NON-REFUNDABLE.
Corbett tiger reserve provide two times safari in a day and their timings are divide in two seasons - winter season and summer season.
|Safari Season||Summer Season||Winter Season|
Morning Safari Time
|6:00 Am. To 9:00 Am.||7:00 Am. To 10:00 Am.|
|3:00 Am. To 6:00 Am.||2:00 Am. To 5:00 Am.|
The Tourist Zones of Jim Corbett National Park
In order to promote tourism in the region Corbett National Park has been divided into five different zones. These are the marked buffer or core area of the park where visitors can be part of wildlife safari and can enjoy the intriguing behavior of the animals with bare eyes at proximity. Jim Corbett National Park has divided into 5 different tourism zones for better tourism management.
Bijrani Zone: Entry from "Aamdand Gate", Best Time to Visit: 15th October to 30th Jun. Main attraction - Bengal Tiger, Deer's, Birds, Wild Boar, Jungle Cat, Martin, Sloth Bear, Langoor, Monkeys etc. Safari options to visit this zone are - Jeep and Elephant safari.
Jhirna Zone: Entry from "Khar Gate", Only this zone opens round of the year. Main attractions: Asian elephant, reptiles, birds, wild boar, deer's, leopards and Bengal Tigers. You can visit this zone only with open jeep.
Dhela Zone: Entry from "Dhela Gate", Dhela is new zone of Corbett Tiger Reserve. It opens for tourists in 2015. It also opens round of the year for tourists. Main attractions area wild elephant, Leopard, Bengal Tiger, Jungle Cat, Wild Boar, Deer's, Hornbill and other bird species, Martin etc. You can visit Dhela zone only with open jeep.
Dhikala Zone: Entry from "Dhangari Gate", Dhikala is the largest safari zone of Corbett Park. Best Time to visit: 15th Nov to 15th Jun. Main Attractions are Wild Elephants, Leopards, Bengal Tigers, Crocodiles, Alligators, Golden Mahasheer, Trout, Birds, Wild Boar, Martin, Otters, Jakal etc. You can visit Dhikala zone with Open Jeep, Elephant and Canter (Open Bus).
Durgadevi Zone: Entry From "Durgadevi Gate", Best time to visit 15th Nov to 15th Jun. The zone covers foothill area of Jim Corbett. Safari area and sighting chances are not as good as others, but idle place for bird's watchers. You can visit this zone only with open jeep.
Corbett Landscape Sitabani Zone: Sitabani Corbett Landscape Zone is under of Forest Department. This is newly opened zone in Reserve Forest for Visitors in that visitors can spent there 4 hours in the jungle during Jeep safari. Corbett Landscape is loaded with nature`s wonders, and borders the main attraction of the park. Of all the major avian species found in Corbett Landscape and areas abutting Corbett, the Corbett Landscape shelters around 600 species of birds, most of which are migratory birds. Sprawling with vast acres of wilderness, dotted with villages and sun rays filtering midst the tall Sal woods, it is truly a magical to go a walk on the lanes here. And, there is no better way to bird watching than this. Birds Watching Safari can be enjoyed to a large extend in this Landscape.Corbett Landscape is opened tourist spot Near Jim Corbett National Park. This zone is under of Forest Department. It means Corbett Park's rule regulation will be apply in this zone. Only permitted vehicles can take a wild trek inside the forest. There is a famous temple dedicated to lord Shiva and a beautiful river. Corbett Landscape is a very beautiful, peaceful and attractive place near to Corbett National Park. In safari you can see here Tigers, Leopards, Elephants, Dears, Jackal, Wild Boar many other animals but its depend on your beautiful luck. This zone is very famous amongst bird watchers specially Vulture lovers.
How to Reach Jim Corbett National Park
Ramnagar is perhaps the best approach to the Corbett National Park which forms the headquarters of CTR. This small city is well connected by road and rail network with major cities of India like Delhi, Moradabad, Nainital and Bareilly. Once you reach Ramnagar, then it takes only half an hour to reach Corbett National Park. The park is around 15 Kms from Ramnagar railway station.
By Road: Ramnagar has a very good network of road that connects the different cities. The Corbett National Park is situated at an approximate surface distance of 260 Kilometer from India's national capital Delhi. The state government of Uttarakhand plies buses at a short interval of time from Delhi, Moradabad, Haldawani, and Nainital that reaches Corbett directly.
By Rail: The railway station in Ramnagar receives trains from different major cities of India like Delhi, Moradabad and Bareilly. A direct train to Ramnagar runs from Delhi. You can check out for Ranikhet Express, Corbett Link Express and Kathgodam Express that takes you directly to Ramnagar.
By Rail: Check www.irctc.co.in & www.indianrail.gov.in
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